NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for McGraw-Hill Companies Incorporated (NYSE: MHP) is tomorrow, February 23, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $45.63 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for McGraw-Hill Companies has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McGraw-Hill Companies has a market cap of $13.65 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, education, commercial, and commodities markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, equal to the average media industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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